Arts & Entertainment

Children Find Ponderosa Park a Haven for Fun

June 4, 2014 at 1:27 PM

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - With the cold winter and rainy spring behind us, the weather today couldn’t have been more perfect for a day at the park.

Young kids frolicked under the sun and cooled down in the sprinklers at Ponderosa Park, located on Cooper Rd. in Scotch Plains, which is celebrating its 2nd anniversary.

From the looks of it, the kids seem happy that the dreary weather is behind us.

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Westfield Planning Board to Hear More on ‘Watcher House’ in January

December 5, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — The fate of the “Watcher House” will have to wait.

A continuation of the Westfield Planning Board’s hearings regarding a request to knock down the Dutch colonial at 657 Boulevard and replace it with two new homes, originally scheduled for Monday, was postponed at the request of the objector because neither he nor his expert were available, according to ...

What Do The PSAT Results Mean?

Fall 2016 PSAT results will be available Monday, Dec. 12 online for high school students and parents. This year, we anticipate that junior students’ percentile rankings will be lower than last year’s. 

Why? 

This year, the College Board can compare student performance with actual performance from the last year.  In 2015, the College Board used a convoluted ...

Prevent Homelessness – Build Affordable Housing in Every Community

December 7, 2016

Dear Editor:

The first time I heard the story being told by a homeless mother who was staying in our church as part of Family Promise’s program, I knew I had to become an advocate. Becoming homeless could happen to any one of us! 

The loss of a job; illness of the major breadwinner, or an increase in rent due to gentrification can catch families in a downward ...

Willow Grove Church in Scotch Plains Features Outdoor Display, Drama, and Blanket Collection for Homeless

December 10, 2016

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Christmas story of Jesus’ birth will have a deeper message this year because Willow Grove Presbyterian Church is highlighting the reality of homelessness in biblical times and now. On the front lawn of the church in Scotch Plains, neighbors will notice a nativity scene, showing  Jesus born in a stable, reflecting the phrase in the Gospel of Luke, ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, December 11, 10:00 AM

Willow Grove Presbyterian Church, Scotch Plains

Christmas Music Sunday "Songs of Hope" at Willow ...

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Sun, December 11, 4:00 PM

Grillestone Restaurant Bar Private Events, Scotch Plains

Grillestone Prime Rib & Dinner Buffet

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